Many of the women have also been writing socially committed verses. 1989. death. Rod Hathaway, AKA Space Detective was not so fortunate, but is well worth a browse. The Annihilation Score has Dominique O’Brien, Howard’s estranged wife, as the main character. A vivid picture of the difficulties of the times as well as the strength and love of the family with whom she stays. (10 – 14 years) KS Based on true stories, this is the moving account of how a young Afghan girl and her family were forced to flee Afghanistan in the time of the Taliban and how they finally make their way to Australia. (10 – 14 years) KS Keith persuades his parents to shift from dismal dreary England to sunny tropical Australia but still finds there are problems in the land of his dreams. (10 – 14 years) KS Gleitzman has succeeded in writing a comic/tragic account of a refugee family from Afghanistan.
Other notable urban novels include Philip Atlee, The Inheritors (1940), Fort Worth; George Williams, The Blind Bull (1952), Houston; Al Dewlin, The Bone-Pickers (1958), Amarillo; Edwin Shrake, But Not For Love (1964), Fort Worth, and Strange Peaches (1972), Dallas; Bryan Woolley, November 22 (1981), Dallas; Laura Furman, The Shadow Line (1982), Houston; Peter Gent, North Dallas Forty (1973), Dallas; and Peter LaSalle, Strange Sunlight (1984), Austin. It’s no secret that Wolf By Wolf is one of my favorite books.
Because the author is writing about a particular time in history, the information about the time period must be accurate, authentic, or both. Not until he reached New Braunfels, recently colonized by Germans, did Olmsted find anything fit to eat or any civilization worthy of the name. One of the most unusual aspects of Wolf Hall and Bring up the Bodies is their method of narration. Genre categories include: historical fiction, family saga, romance, science fiction, crime novel, horror, adventure, fantasy, humor, western, war and Christian fiction.
Series begins with "The Parthian" and features Spartacus with Parthian Empire's Prince Pacorus (as an escaped slave who becomes an Aide to Spartacus). "Ptolemies" (anticipated) quartet by Duncan Sprott. It’ s due out in March next year so I really need to get cracking on it!! Whether your application is business, how-to, education, medicine, school, church, sales, marketing, online training or just for fun, PowerShow.com is a great resource. While previous novels inspired by the experiences of “The King’s Daughters,” such as The King’s Daughter by Suzanne Martel, romanticized these journeys as opportunities for poor young women to seek independence and adventure, Desrochers emphasizes the heavy hand of royal policy in the emigration of brides for the colony’s overwhelmingly male population.
Foremost in this genre are Thomas Thompson 's Blood and Money (1976), which deals with the John Hill murder case in Houston, and Gary Cartwright's Blood Will Tell (1979), a study of the Cullen Davis murder case in Fort Worth. For this account, Bernard draws extensively on the diaries of this journey, made in real life by Mr Fysh and Mr McGuinness (also characters in this story). In a world dominated by men, we meet an absorbing gallery of women who have found ways to empower themselves as courtesans, wives, mothers and mistresses.
In “Bughaw Pa sa Likod ng Ulap” (It’s Still a Blue Sky Behind the Clouds). So great was the respect for what today would be called 'non-fiction’, that Geoffrey of Monmouth (1100-1155 CE) claimed his famous History of the Kings of Briton (which he largely made up) was actually a translation from an earlier text he had 'discovered’ and Sir Thomas Malory (1405-1471 CE) famed as the author of the Morte D’Arthur, denied any original contributions to the work he compiled from earlier authors, even though today it is clear that he added much to the source material he drew from.
Charlene Newcomb (aka Char) is currently working on Book III of her Battle Scars series, set during the reign of Richard the Lionheart. Thomas Jefferson: Letters from a Philadelphia Bookworm (2000) by Jennifer Armstrong. In the December 2008 issue of National Geographic there was a well illustrated article on the recent excavations at the Herodian. Precisely because historical stories can be so powerful, students are not usually critical of them.
Few know about his older sister, also a beautiful pianist. I’ll not go into the politics of the time or the reasons why the war happened, that is for professional historians to determine, but the effects of the war were far reaching, particularly in Europe. Yet her telling of the story clearly states her own attitudes, as so aptly expressed in the Billy Joel song -- "I'd rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints / the sinners are much more fun."
This Stubborn Soil gives an especially vivid account of the arduous struggle of a youth attempting to obtain an education in dirt-poor rural Texas in the first decades of the twentieth century. With William I’s reign came that direction. Several agrarian novels of the Thirties and Forties deserve mention. Arranged marriages, bloodline plotting, and other marks of high power may seem like remnants of a very distant past, but Donnelly proves the stark reality of life a mere hundred years ago.
Pilkington's My Blood's Country: Studies in Southwestern Literature (1973) was a pioneering examination of Southwestern literature from Cabeza de Vaca to Larry McMurtry. Lee’s The Agency, is an example of historical fiction which is based in the Victorian era. Jerry Brotton probes the marvels and tensions that arose from the meeting of two societies. Kitty Barnes describes in her diary the bubonic plague caused by the plague of rats infesting the area of The Rocks where they live in Sydney.